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scientific name    Pityobius anguinus    

Boreal forest.

Adults have been collected between mid July and early August.

A large, uniformly dark brown species. The antennae have 12 articles; they are bipectinate in the males and unmodified in females. The frons protrudes anteriorly with a large triangular depression posterad the anterior margin. The pronotum bears a longitudinal groove along the midline and a pair of circular depressions anteriorly. The 1st to 4th tarsal articles bear ventral membranous lobes. Length 27-32 mm.

life history
Larvae live in decaying pine wood.

Rarely collected in Alberta.

Barrhead area. In North America, recorded from Alberta to Nova Scotia, south to Florida.

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